Knowledge Theatre 1 - Day 2: Blockchain and Identity Session
"Developing a Secure, Trustworthy and Capable Technology Platform for Remote, Low Income Farmers"
AgUnity has created a new platform that specifically targets poor infrastructure communities with an intelligent network design to be able to function in low or no connectivity environments and to be used by low-literacy individuals to connect them to financial services and build trust and relationships within their farming communities.
David has been the Founder and CEO of several successful FinTech, SaaS, and mobile startups. He previously spent over a decade in senior roles at global investment banks (Goldman Sachs, Lehman, Nomura & SCB). David’s presented keynote speeches at Global Forum on Innovations in Agriculture 2018 (where AgUnity was also awarded ‘Best Innovation by a Startup’) and has also presented on multiple occasions including Asian Development Bank FinTech Conference Manila and Said Business School (Oxford University) and will be speaking at KNOW Conference in 2019. David has also been named ‘Agriprineneur of the Year 2018’ by Future Agro Challenge in Turkey. David has a deep understanding of cryptography and distributed crypto-ledger (DLT) technology along with the impact of trust, digital identity and financial inclusion in changing the lives of developing world communities.